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... hi , i still say going barefott is not good for the feet! i hope you can work it out so you can take more time off. you will know when you are ready. (240 replies)
... Hi dbgoalie! Thank you for replying! We do have those notes, we call them 'sick notes'! I was given one for a week, but the thing is I am a freelancer/self-employed, so the sick note wouldn't really do anything. My boss is very understanding, but with one of the staff members leaving makes it a little complicated. I think I will talk to him, because at the moment I am... (240 replies)
... Did you ever get your screws removed or had any problem with them? (16 replies)

... ls right away, like they said, and never let the pain get ahead of me. I was able to ease off pain pills inside of a week, no problem. I was on crutches almost 8 weeks, with minimal weight bearing on heels only. ... (16 replies)
... Sorry for the long post but I'll add more when I remember! Surgery is on 2nd Nov! ... (16 replies)
... had to go back into surgery and IV, didn't feel anything. ... (12 replies)
... weight bearing in a cast. They change the cast every week, and the last three weeks its the same cast. I had the cast for 6 weeks, some people had the cast for 8 weeks. ... (12 replies)
... eeks have problems with stiffness, atrophy, etc. so there are pros and cons for both sides. It depends a lot on the doctor's philosophy and of course the type of surgery you have, etc. ... (17 replies)
... I had a double bunionectomy and hammertoe surgery last May. ... (6 replies)
... Full recovery can take as much as a year. For me the bulk of the healing (75%) took place the first 8-10 weeks. It's the last 25% where your foot will feel completely "normal" again that takes so much time. It's been 2 steps forward 1 step back. I was back in my regular shoe wardrobe (no heels) by the 12-14 week mark. I'm now almost 6 months post op and range between... (6 replies)
... someone at them. I discovered a wonderful orthopedic surgeon after a car accident. I see him privately, as the NHS took to long to refer me. He is a marvel. The bunion surgery was done NHS as it was not urgent, I didn't mind waiting 8 months. I wish I had paid. ... (125 replies)
... hi, i drove after 8 weeks from a previous bunion surgery. standing all day may be tough. be careful and ask your dr. ... (5 replies)
... for 8 weeks and they were okay but I had to watch that I didn't lose my balance. ... (1 replies)
... I had my 8 week appointment today, and everything looks good! ... (6 replies)
... I am getting depressed from reading some of your posts about how long it is taking to "fully" recovered. I had surgery on Nov. 15, 2006 which last week I can finally not "use" my crutches when I wake up first thing in the morning. When I get up I walk as if I am 100 years old and I am only 56. ... (4 replies)
... weeks things improved greatly and finally at 8 weeks he told me to throw the crutches away. I've been in a sneaker now for almost a week and I know I'm overdoing but with the holidays I'm really trying to catch up on what hasn't been done. ... (5 replies)
... That said, I had a chevron bunionectomy 3 months ago. I dropped the crutches around the house at about week 3 and dropped them completely around week 4. But it was very slow going getting around on the gimpy foot until about week 8. However, lots of people are NWB for much longer. ... (5 replies)
... I, too, had a bunionectomy/titanium implant. I never heard of anyone's doctor using a tourniquet. I am 8 weeks post-op. I had about six stitches on the big toe. It looked really nasty at first. Once the stitches were out and the scabs all came off (about 1 week ago), it didn't look too bad. I have been going to P.T. and they smooth on some kind of salve and massage it... (5 replies)
... Oh emh - I'm sorry to hear that you are in so much pain. I had a severe bunion on my right foot that was operated on Oct 18th so I'm about 3 1/2 weeks post op. I was also given Percoset (Oxycodone) and I can't really say I was in a lot of pain. I know I had the bunion removed, bone in my foot cut and realigned and my second toe shortened (because it became longer than the... (18 replies)
... In May I had surgery on both my feet for "significantly" severe bunions and hammertoes on the toes which had been pushed up by my big bent toes. ... (2 replies)

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